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webOS’ Final Years Chronicled

As many of you know, I’ve always had a soft spot for Palm, Palm OS and even webOS.

Last week, The Verge has posted a very good article on the final three years of Palm and webOS.  The article covers the period of time from the 2009 CES webOS and Pre introduction to the present as HP shuts down the webOS hardware division and pushes the webOS software out to the open source pasture.

As a follow up to The Verge’s article, former webOS software engineer Josh Marinacci, now working for Nokia, chimes in with his observations and insider perspectives.

If you are a webOS user or fan of Palm, you will definitely want to read both article.

Pre to postmortem: the inside story of the death of Palm and webOS – The Verge

webOS on The Verge – Josh on Design